NSW Science & Research Breakfast Seminar Series
2 December 2020
The Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer invites you to the 2021 Science & Research Breakfast Seminar Series.
The 2021 calendar will be published shortly.
The Science & Research Breakfast Seminar Series showcases excellence in research and development which is generating economic, environmental, social and technological benefits for New South Wales. The series will again feature some of the state’s best and brightest, and highlight its tremendous research strength across a diverse range of disciplines.
For more information, please call the Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer on (02) 9338 6817.
2020 Science & Research Breakfast Seminar Series Wednesday 2 December 2020 Distinguished Professor Antoine van Oijen University of Wollongong Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance, from Molecule to Community Wednesday 21 October 2020 Distinguished Professor Dayong Jin University of Technology Sydney Harnessing Nanophotonics for the Early Detection of Coronavirus Wednesday 19 August 2020 Senior Professor Ross Bradstock University of Wollongong The Science of Bushfire Risk Wednesday 1 July 2020 Professor Liz Pellicano Macquarie University Knowing Autism Wednesday 20 May 2020 Professor Dietmar Müller The University of Sydney The Future of Geoscience in Australia Wednesday 26 February 2020 2019 NSW Scientist of the Year Scientia Professor Rose Amal AC UNSW Sydney Harnessing Solar Energy To Power Our Planet 2019 Tuesday 3 December 2019 Professor Geordie Williamson Director of the Mathematical Research Institute The University of Sydney Light, Sound and the Magic of the Fourier Transform Wednesday 16 October 2019 Liesl Yearsley CEO and Co-Founder, a·kin The Co-Evolution of AI and Humanity Tuesday 13 August 2019 Dr Cathy Foley CSIRO Chief Scientist Future Science 2040 Wednesday 19 June 2019 Professor Maria Kavallaris Children's Cancer Institute and Australian Centre for NanoMedicine, UNSW Sydney How Nanomedicine is Changing Cancer Treatment Tuesday 30 April 2019 Professor Michael J. Biercuk The University of Sydney and Q-CTRL Building the Quantum Economy Wednesday 27 February 2019 2018 NSW Scientist of the Year Laureate Professor Nick Talley AC The University of Newcastle Uncovering the Secrets of Serious Gut Disorders 2018 Wednesday 28 November 2018 Dr Pasi Sahlberg Gonski Institute for Education, UNSW Sydney Finnish Lessons: Increasing Equity and Opportunity in Australia's Education System Through Research Wednesday 10 October 2018 Associate Professor Muireann Irish School of Psychology, the University of Sydney Memory in Dementia - Past, Present and Future Wednesday 15 August 2018 Professor David Currow Chief Cancer Officer, NSW and Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Institute NSW How Cancer Outcomes Can Continue to Improve Wednesday 6 June 2018 Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla Director of UNSW Sydney's Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) Green Microfactories: Products from Waste Wednesday 9 May 2018 Professor Justin Gooding Scientia Professor in the School of Chemistry at UNSW Sydney and founding co-director of the Australian Centre for NanoMedicine How Sensors are Changing Our World Wednesday 21 February 2018 2017 NSW Scientist of the Year Professor Gordon Wallace AO University of Wollongong 3D Printing, Bioprinters and Clinical Application 2017 Wednesday 22 November 2017 Distinguised Professor Lesley Hughes Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Integrity and Development) and Professor of Biology at Macquarie University Climate Change Frustration: What Role the Public Scientist? Wednesday 8 November 2017 Dr Peter Svensson Vinnova - Sweden's Innovation Agency Openness and Innovation: Possibilities for New South Wales Wednesday 18 October 2017 Professor Richard Roberts Director of the new ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage at the University of Wollongong Our Story: The Epic Human and Environmental History of Australia Wednesday 9 August 2017 Professor Louise Baur AM The University of Sydney Tackling Childhood Obesity: From the Clinic to Global Policy Wednesday 28 June 2017 2016 NSW Scientist of the Year Rick Shine AM, Professor in Evolutionary Biology at The University of Sydney Winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science Conversation in Cold Blood: Researching Reptiles Wednesday 5 April 2017 Mr Nick Kaye CEO, Sydney School of Entrepreneurship An Ecosystem, Satellites and a Stage: Setting up Sydney’s School of Entrepreneurship Wednesday 1 February 2017 Dr Simon Poole Director, New Business Ventures at Finisar Australia Ideas & Execution:
The Yin and Yang of Innovation